we are here to give you the tools you need for better living.

When you begin your program at Irongate Recovery in Knoxville, TN, you’ll be participating with peers who will help support you. During these tough times, it’s important to know our program is focused on providing our guests with positivity and encouragement. Living with substance use disorder isn’t easy, but when you begin a program of recovery, you’ll be one step closer to a brighter future.

our simple process

  • Pre-Admission
  • After a pre-admission form is submitted we review each one and follow up promptly.
  • Initial Assessment
  • We do an assessment via phone or face to face to ensure we can meet the needs of the individual and we are a proper fit for the situation.
  • Intake
  • We coordinate an appropriate time to come to the house and get settled in.
  • Commitment
  • The journey in recovery begins with a conscious decision to learn a new way of living free from substance abuse.

admission criteria

  • Must be 18 years of age or above.
  • Must speak English.
  • Must have a history of substance abuse or alcoholism.
  • Must be willing to participate in a program of recovery.

who cannot participate

while we encourage those living with substance abuse disorder to seek out our recovery program for addiction, we cannot accept you into our program if you:
  • Have clinical manifestations that meet criteria for a more intense level of care (acutely psychotic or a danger to self or others)
  • Have severe permanent deficits in recent memory, attention, concentration, who cannot, attend effectively to activities of daily living and whose cognitive impairment prevents them from understanding and participating in the program.
  • Have ongoing medical issues, which require a more intensive level of monitoring and care than can be provided by Irongate Recovery.